Charles McKinney passed away following a long illness at 7:19 p.m. on Friday, May 16, 2014, at Caldwell Medical Center in Caldwell County.
He was born on June 20, 1947, in Cerulean to Ollie McKinney and Ozona Quisenberry McKinney.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Princeton and was a retired foreman from Ebonite.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Myrtle Mae McKinney; second wife Dorothy Ann McKinney; brother Fred Douglas McKinney; sister Opal Blakeley; and son Timothy McKinney.
He is survived by two daughters, Lou Ann Ross of Indianapolis, Ind. and Chikita Riley of Princeton; six grandchildren, Ciera Teal, Lametre “Meaty” Riley, Lamont-real Riley, Prishionia Lyle, Giovonnie Riley and Giovonte Riley; and two nephews.